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The Boy Whose Wishes Came True

Helen Rutter

The Boy Whose Wishes Came True


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5 out 5

35 reviews

10 year old Archie Crumb is having a tough time. Picked-on at school, picked last for any team, his dad has a new wife and little daughter and not much time for Archie, and his mum is struggling. But things start looking up when Archie comes off his bike, bumps his head, and literally sees stars...



It was a very inspirational and good book overall.

General Ice-T Waltzer 24.01.2024


the main character, Archie, is my favorite character in this story as his favourite character, Lucas Bailey, grants him nine wishes. I would recommend this story to children who like to laugh a lot.

Captain Honeycomb Lavalamp 21.10.2023


It repeated quite a lot of things in the book which was a little but annoying but still a good read.

Ambassador Friday Teacup 14.10.2023


I learnt a lot from this book although it took me a long time to read.

Principal Blossom Pineapple 29.08.2023


Archie is a little boy that needs to find out who he is is. Going throughout lots of changes he finally finds his happiness

Lieutenant Hercules Mozzarella 24.08.2023

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This wonderful book taught me a lot of things and I liked it, although it took me a long time to read.

Anonymous 24.08.2023


There was too many sad parts in this story.

Major Stinky Supermarket 21.08.2023


It was great. If you like football I would recommend this book for you. Also if your lucky number is nine read it now! I loved all the wishes and how some of them backfired.

Captain Banana Volcano 21.08.2023


This book is about someone called Archie.

Doctor Quincy Ridiculous 15.08.2023


This book is above expectation I love it

Anonymous 04.08.2023


I love It

Anonymous 03.08.2023


This book is about a boy called Archie who thought he was rubbish at things but then when he was riding a bike ,he imagined he came to space and then he saw his fav football player in front him who grants him 9 wishes. He used 8 wishes but I did not know what he will do with the 9th one. Archie had a football show but his mother always stayed in bed and was getting better. She could not come to Archie's football match but Scadge and his dad came to the match. I liked the character Scadge, Julie and Mouse.

Princess Daisy Supermarket 02.08.2023


Very entertaining and made me laugh a lot. Loved it .

Ambassador Hank Piccalilli 31.07.2023



Anonymous 30.07.2023


I found this book interesting because the wishes were for ordinary things like an ice cream van and the largest football sticker collection, rather than magical or unusual things that are not possible to get. I found it interesting that the boy believed his friend Mouse when he said the wishes would come true, as wishes don't necessarily come true. Mouse was my favourite character in the book because he helped the boy save his mum.

Judge July Frankfurter 27.07.2023


It was good but I eventually got bored of it

Anonymous 27.07.2023


One of the best books I've ever read because it is so hard to grab you into a book and it was so strange at the start but then it was great at the end. πŸ˜±πŸ˜±πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Lord Bart Dangerous 26.07.2023


I learn that when you make a wish and you do something good it will come true

Marshal Viktor Gormenghast 25.07.2023

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I like this author so I reserved this book from the library. My favourite part was the cliffhanger at the end. It is about a poor boy who meets his football hero and he grants him nine wishes! I reccomend it if you like football or if you are age 9-12.

Officer Jewel Pennyfarthing 24.07.2023


Wow πŸ‘Œ

Officer Pansy Peanut-butter 23.07.2023

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